Global Information Summit 2005
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EMC Corporation
NEC
NTT communications
NTT DATA
NTT DOCOMO
OKI
KDDI
Sun Microsystems
TOSHIBA CORPORATION
ORACLE CORPORATION JAPAN
The Japan Research Institute, Limited
HP United States
VeriSign Inc.
Nomura Research Institute
PASCO
BT Japan Corporation
Visa International
Hitachi, Ltd.
Fuji Xerox Co
FUJITSU LIMITED
microsoft
Matsushita Electric Industrial
Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc.
Mitsui & Co.
Theme
Digital @Home - The New Lifestyle in the Seamless Network Environment
Date
February 14(Mon.) and 15(Tues.), 2005
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Hall B7 (Yurakucho, Tokyo)

 News
Creativity Key In Digital Electronics Age

TOKYO (Nikkei)--The expanding use of digital electronics presents a host of business opportunities for Japanese companies, but creating new services and new markets will be vital to tapping its full potential, experts told a business forum on Tuesday.

The panelists at Global Information Summit, an annual symposium organized by The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, stressed that the key to unlocking the digital home electronics market lies not just in the performance of the individual appliances but, more importantly, in related services as a whole.

The participants wrapped up the two-day forum after adopting a proposal urging companies to hammer out new business models for developing their overseas operations.

At the discussion session on network strategies in the seamless era, Mario Mella, network planning director at Italy's Fastweb, predicted that developments in the broadband market will center on televisions, not personal computers, because TVs are already wide-spread among living rooms across the globe.

(The Nihon Keizai Shimbun Wednesday morning edition)



 Program (Simultaneous interpretation will be available in English and Japanese.)
Monday, February 14, 2005
1:00pm - 1:05pm
Welcome Remarks
Mr. Ryoki Sugita, President & Chief Executive Officer Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
1:05pm - 1:20pm
Overview
Mr. Naoyuki Akikusa, Asia Co-Chair GIIC(Global Information Infrastructure Commission Forum)
Chairman, Fujitsu Limited
1:20pm - 2:10pm
Keynote Speech
Mr. Kunitake Ando, President, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Sony Corporation
Summary of the Speech
2:20pm - 3:10pm
Keynote Speech
Dr. Eli Noam, Professor of Economics and Finance, Columbia Business School
3:10pm - 4:00pm
Keynote Speech
Mr. Tadashi Okamura, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toshiba Corporation
Summary of the Speech
4:20pm - 5:50pm
Session 1 "The New Style of Digital Home"


Panelists
Mr. Joshua Danovitz, General Manager, TiVo Inc.
Ms. Mariko Fujiwara, Research Director, Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living
Dr. Sumio Murase, Professor, Medical Informatics Division, Shinshu University Hospital
Dr. Masahiko Tsukamoto, Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Kobe University
Moderator
Dr. Jiro Kokuryo, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Information, Keio University
Tuesday, February 15, 2005
9:20am - 10:20am
Special Session "How to Protect Security of Networks in the Digital Home Era"
Summary of the Session


Panelists
Mr. Katsuya Uchida, Executive Director, Japan Society of Security Management Associate Professor, Institute of Information Security
Mr. Thomas Manessis, Division Head, Emerging Opportunities Group, Visa International
Moderator
Mr. Masanobu Katoh, Corporate Vice President, Fujitsu Limited
10:30am - 0:30pm
Session 2 "Network Strategy in the Seamless Era"
Summary of the Session


Panelists
Mr. Yuji Inoue, Senior Vice President, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)
Mr. Mario Mella, Network Planning Director, FASTWEB
Mr. Gregory Armstrong, Chief Operating Officer, Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd.
Mr. Jeffrey Nick, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, EMC Corporation
Mr. Howard Hartenbaum, Member of the Board of Directors, Skype Technologies S.A.
Moderator
Mr. Waichi Sekiguchi, Editorial Writer, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Session 3 "Creating Contents that Reach Deeply into Our Lifestyles"
Summary of the Session


Panelists
Mr. Tsunekazu Ishihara, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Pokémon Company
Mr. Junghoon Kim, Associate Professor, Research Institute for Digital Media and Content, Keio University
Mr. In Tek Park, President, YOON'S COLOR, Ltd.
Mr. Takao Toshishige, Vice President, ShowTime,Inc.
Moderator
Mr. Ichiya Nakamura, Executive Director, Stanford Japan Center-Research
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Summary Session
Summary of the Session


Panelists
Mr. Masanobu Katoh, Corporate Vice President, Fujitsu Limited
Dr. Jiro Kokuryo, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Information, Keio University
Mr. Ichiya Nakamura, Executive Director, Stanford Japan Center-Research
Mr. Waichi Sekiguchi, Editorial Writer, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
Moderator
Mr.Tomomi Tsubota, Executive Co-Ordinator, Nikkei DigitalCore Program, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.

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